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Optional option argument Shiro Kawai (07 Jul 2020 02:44 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Marc Nieper-Wi├čkirchen (07 Jul 2020 09:35 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (08 Jul 2020 16:49 UTC)
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Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (08 Jul 2020 23:41 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument John Cowan (08 Jul 2020 23:43 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (09 Jul 2020 00:05 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument John Cowan (09 Jul 2020 00:07 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (09 Jul 2020 00:18 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument John Cowan (09 Jul 2020 00:22 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Arthur A. Gleckler (30 Nov 2020 19:24 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (30 Nov 2020 21:12 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Arthur A. Gleckler (01 Dec 2020 00:56 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Eugenio Montano (01 Dec 2020 01:50 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Arthur A. Gleckler (01 Dec 2020 01:57 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (01 Dec 2020 14:18 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Shiro Kawai (08 Jul 2020 19:27 UTC)
Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (08 Jul 2020 23:57 UTC)
Fwd: Optional option argument Arthur A. Gleckler (07 Jul 2020 17:34 UTC)
Re: Fwd: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico (08 Jul 2020 16:10 UTC)
Re: Fwd: Optional option argument Arthur A. Gleckler (08 Jul 2020 19:29 UTC)

Re: Optional option argument Anthony Carrico 08 Jul 2020 23:41 UTC

On 7/8/20 1:31 PM, Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen wrote:
> The separating whitespace is only forbidden for options with optional
> arguments, about which I was talking. (Unless I did get something
> wrong.)

This "optional option argument" case must be extremely rare in practice.
I rarely use "-xarg", preferring "-x" "arg", and yet I don't think I've
every been surprised by a parsing failure. Although, I do prefer
"--longx=arg", so perhaps I have avoided this issue.

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Anthony Carrico